Convair Propliners in South Africa
c/n 503
c/n 503

Built as a 440-75

F/F 3 Feb 1958

SE-BSY A.B.A., & opd by SAS. Del as 'Assur Viking' 19 Feb 1958. Opd last service EBJ-CPH, 31 Dec 1975, & W.F.U. at CPH 1 Jan 1976 (TT 35,449 hrs)
Sold to JOHN ROBERT INC, 5 Feb 1976
Sold to DESERT A/W (BOTSWANA), A2-BSY, & del ex CPH-MAD-LUN-GBN, 10/14 Mar 1976
Sold to AVNA RENNES, opd as AVNA A/W, Mar 1976
T/O by NATIONAL AIR CHARTER, & opd as NATIONAL A/W, 'Jet International', ZS-JVO, 6 May 1976
Lsd to KALAHARI AIR SERVICES & CHARTER LTD, Mar 1978. Regd, A2-ABH, 1 Apr 1978
Sold to COCHISE A/L, N8042W, Jul 1979. Csd ops 2 Jun 1982
Sold to FLIGHT TRAILS, & opd as AIR RESORTS A/L, 22 Nov 1982
Sold to WHISPERING PALMS RESORT, & opd as AIR RESORTS A/L, Feb 1984
Lsd to PACIFIC SOUTHWEST A/L, Jun 1996
W.F.U. at CLD, Nov 1996
Std. at CLD, Jan 1997
Sold to ASSOCIATED COMMERCIAL OFFICE INC. 31 May 2000. Del to MAL, 17 Sept 2000
Cur at MAL, Aug 2001/Mar 2005, still in Cochise colours
Seized by Malaga A/P, for non- payment of fees
To MUSEO NACIONAL DE AERO-PUERTOS Y TRANSPORTE AEREO, Malaga A/P, Spain, & psvd, in KAR-AIR colours, regd “OH-VKN”, Dec 2011
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Convair Propliners in South Africa

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ZS-JVO
National Airways Corporation (NAC)
Photograph: Phillip Evans